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Last Updated April 23, 2008
Copyright 1998-2008,
ZookNIC Inc.

Growth of Domains in US and the World

Com, Org, Net and Edu

Country Code Domains

Total

US

World

% in US

Jul-98

1,610,689

543,945

74.8%

1,127,483

3,282,117

Jan-99

3,003,950

1,033,925

74.4%

1,466,276

5,504,151

Jul 99

4,886,550

2,165,800

69.3%

2,045,716

9,098,066

Jan-00

6,673,650

3,334,825

66.7%

3,393,973

13,402,448

Jul-00*

10,120,208

7,294,171

58.1%

6,450,232

23,864,611

Jan-01*

13,973,233

8,993,471

60.8%

10,078,693

33,045,397

Jul-01* 14,942,175 10,131,818 59.6% 12,465,548 37,539,541

* A few extremely large collections of domains owned by single entities were removed to reduce the geographical bias this introduced.  See the table below for the total figures.  See the Top Holdings page for more information on the domain holdings that were removed.

Com, Org, Net and Edu

Country Code Domains

Total

US

World

% in US

Jul-00-Including large holdings

11,124,933

7,523,696

59.7%

6,450,232

25,098,861

Jan-01-Including large holdings

17,355,733

10,124,471

63.2%

10,078,693

37,558,897

Jul-01-Including large holdings 19,003,575  11,079,593 63.2% 12,465,548 42,548,716

 

COM

ORG

US

World

% in US

US

World

% in US

Jul-98

1,409,538

469,963

75.0%

108,002

26,858

80.1%

Jan-99

2,566,275

859,350

74.9%

233,100

114,450

67.1%

Jul 99

4,024,100

1,724,000

70.0%

389,575

141,375

73.4%

Jan-00

5,357,525

2,648,575

66.9%

557,250

222,700

71.4%

Jul-00-all*

8,794,300

5,885,975

59.9%

952,600

497,175

65.7%

Jul-00-revised*

8,002,575

5,718,600

58.3%

894,050

487,925

64.7%

Jan-01-all*

13,310,650

7,713,050

63.3%

1,650,850

839,100

66.3%

Jan-01-revised*

10,855,050

7,010,700

60.8%

1,291,400

656,650

66.3%

NET

EDU

US

World

% in US

US

World

% in US

Jul-98

89,580

46,499

65.8%

3,569

625

85.1%

Jan-99

201,775

59,600

77.2%

2,800

525

84.2%

Jul 99

469,525

299,375

61.1%

3,350

1,050

76.1%

Jan-00

754,550

462,200

62.0%

4,325

1,350

76.2%

Jul-00-all*

1,373,600

1,138,825

54.7%

4,433

1,721

72.0%

Jul-00-revised*

1,219,150

1,085,925

52.9%

4,433

1,721

72.0%

Jan-01-all*

2,389,800

1,570,600

60.3%

4,433

1,721

72.0%

Jan-01-revised*

1,822,350

1,324,400

57.9%

4,433

1,721

72.0%

The January 1999, July 1999, January 2000 and July 2000  numbers are based on a four percent sample of domain names.
They January 2001 survey is based on a two percent survey.

You are welcome to use the data presented here but I ask that you credit me (Matthew Zook, UC Berkeley) as the source and provide the url for this page.